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Photo by Pavlos Svoronos/Fosphotos Greece on track for bumper tourism year, figures show

Greece is anticipating another record-breaking year of tourism arrivals this year according to reports from several industry bodies as well as the Bank of Greece. An estimated 30 million visitors are expected to visit the country this year.

Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos More changes needed to unlock private sector's potential, report says

Greece has to take specific steps to unleash the potential of its business economy because the reforms implemented during its three adjustment programmes have not had the desired impact, a study carried out by the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) argues.

The first cut is the deepest? Greek pension reforms in context

By: Georgia Nakou

It is 5:59am on a Sunday morning. The host of the morning talk show, a man of near-pensionable age – a look he has affected for well over a decade – adopts an alarmed look. The caption screams “NEW PENSIONS MASSACRE”. Projected on the backdrop, a dense table of numbers several columns wide defies legibility, and several talking heads are lined up in a panel to argue vociferously and incoherently over how badly pensioners can expect to suffer from the latest spending cuts.

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